Bjorn Pederson

A graduate of North Dakota State University in Fargo, New York City native (and Bronx High School of Science graduate) Björn Pederson made several appearances on Sesame Street as well as commercials for IBM, Volvo, and Mattel among others, and was an extra in several films. As a boy soprano, Björn performed as a soloist throughout the world, including numerous television broadcasts and recordings and at the Metropolitan Opera. Recent roles have included Hamlet (Arts4All), The Shephard’s Son, The Bastard and Cleon (Hudson Shakespeare), Gremio (Tru North/Kings County Shakespeare), the Gaoler in Comedy of Errors and Polonius in Fortinbras. He has directed and appeared in three plays by Chrisopher Durang.